Dug Family

Father (49) & Mother (47) Father, mother and two children (boy 10 and daughter 11) live in a tiny brick house.  It consists of only a living room/kitchen, 1 bedroom and a bathroom. The parents and two children all sleep together in a double bed.  Since the house has no proper roof and no insulation, [...]

Z Family

Z (42 yrs) & K (42 yrs.) This family of eight was brought to our attention by the Franciscan priests of Medjugorje.  The father, Z, was 17 years old at the start of the Yugoslav war of ’93 – ’95.  We can only imagine what he saw and what he was forced to do during [...]

Support for Poor Families

Mahatma Gandhi wrote: “Poverty is the worst form of violence”.

We do not want to make families dependent on our donations. However, there are some family circumstances when the only way you can help effectively is by providing money.  These families are drawn to our attention by the Franciscan priests or sisters or by other agencies working out in Bosnia Herzegovina.